See It Be It Ambassador for 2019 named

Cannes Lions has today announced Swati Bhattacharya, Chief Creative Officer at FCBULKA, as the 2019 See It Be It Ambassador, guiding the participants through the programme and leading the discussion around the theme for this year which asks participants to “Invite yourself”. Through the See It Be It initiative, launched in 2014, Cannes Lions has fully funded over 70 women to attend the Festival, providing them with an exclusive learning experience and exposure to the global creative community. In partnership with Spotify, the programme supports the next generation of female…

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Cannes Lions to distribute SDG Lion funds to NGO behind Palau Pledge

Cannes Lions today announced that the funds generated from entries into the Sustainable Development Goals Lion will be distributed to the Friends of the Palau National Marine Sanctuary and the Palau Pledge Legacy Team, the client behind the Palau Pledge which won the first SDG Lions Grand Prix at Cannes Lions 2018. The campaign, which was described by 2018 SDG Lion Jury President Mark Tutssel, Executive Chairman and Global Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett Worldwide as “proof positive that the true winner in this category is humankind”, stamped an environmental…

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Cannes Lions 2019 Jury Presidents Announced

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has today announced the 27 Jury Presidents that will lead and guide specialist juries at the 66th edition of the Festival. The Jury Presidents span the Cannes Lions Awards architecture, introduced last year, which includes nine Awards Tracks. These Tracks provide an organising structure to enable entrants navigate the Lions and also reflect the diversity and specialism of the work from the creative communications industry. The juries will have the responsibility of curating a body of work that will represent 2018 and set…

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Cannes Lions launches 2019 festival

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has officially launched the 2019 Festival, opening for delegate registration and announcing details around next year’s event. Two new Lions will be added to the awards line-up in 2019. The Creative Strategy Lion will sit within the Reach Track and will celebrate the idea behind the idea, how strategic planning can redefine a brand, reinvent its business, and influence consumers or wider culture. Elsewhere, complementing the Entertainment Track, the Entertainment Lion for Sport will celebrate creativity that leverages the galvanising power of sports…

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Cannes Lions announces distribution of €323,280 in funds to projects advised by the United Nations

Following the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals Lions at the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the inaugural Grand Prix winner, The Palau Legacy Project, was last night honoured with the “Champion for Humanity” Award from the We Are All Human Foundation. The Award was presented during the We Are All Human Foundation & Global GoalsCast UN General Assembly Kick-Off Reception of the UN’s Global Goals Week, a reception to gather a coalition of champions and celebrate progress and key initiatives that made a difference over the last…

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